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Global Economy

  THIS ARTICLE MAY BE USED ALONE, BUT IS THE FIRST OF A TWO-PART SERIES ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. THE SECOND PART FOLLOWS WITHIN A DAY. 28 November 2003 The Global Economy Part I: An Enormous Sucking Sound By Gwynne Dyer “That enormous sucking sound you hear,” third-party candidate Ross Perot told American voters during …

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Farming Is Different

THE EU AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER GAVE SUCH A GOOD QUOTE YESTERDAY THAT I RE-WROTE THE ARTICLE. DON’T WORRY IF YOU’VE USED IT ALREADY. 4 September 2003 Farming Is Different By Gwynne Dyer On 9-14 September the World Trade Organisation brings together the trade ministers of 146 countries in Cancun, Mexico to try for a new deal …

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Asia in Space

5 June 2003 Asia in Space By Gwynne Dyer The first British mission is on its way to Mars: a sophisticated package the size of a portable barbeque called Beagle 2 that is travelling as a passenger on the European Space Agency’s Mars Express, launched by a Russian rocket from Baikonur cosmodrome on 1 June. …

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Kashmir

22 September 2002 Kashmir Is Still Ticking By Gwynne Dyer “The Pakistani uranium enrichment facilities, as far as we know, are working three shifts around the clock,” said Zia Mian, a Pakistani physicist at Princeton University, in late May. So far as we know, they still are. The threat of a war over Kashmir is …

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